The Cyprus High Commission in the United Kingdom celebrates the 60th anniversary of the declaration of the independence and establishment of the Republic of Cyprus with the fascinating online festival Cyprus@60.
The innovative Cyprus@60 Online Festival features award-winning Cypriot artists and writers and brings together for the first time on the same platform major Cypriot and British academic and cultural institutions, showcasing Cyprus’s cultural heritage as well as contemporary Cypriot culture.
The festival premiers on the 1st of October on www.culturalchc.co.uk/cyprusat60 and will release new material every day until October 6th, covering all aspects of ancient and contemporary Cypriot culture, including guided tours to the Cypriot Galleries of world-leading museums, performances by the Cyprus Theatre Organisation, concerts by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, exclusive online art and film releases, poetry performances, webinars, interviews, and web conferences in collaboration with British and Cypriot universities.
Confirmed participating organisations and artists include:
British Museum, Commonwealth Foundation, Cyprus Theatre Organisation (THOC), King’s College London, Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Fitzwilliam Museum (Cambridge), Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, Ashmolean Museum (Oxford), Cyprus Centre at University of Westminster, Tonia Buxton, Anthony Anaxagorou, Katerina Mina, Constantia Soteriou.
The full programme will be announced on September 15th.
Cyprus@60 Online Festival
1– 6 October 2020
Cyprus High Commission in the UK – Cultural Section
Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth – Cultural Services
Dr Marios Psaras, Cultural Counsellor